News for Teaching and learning

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

New course for health care prescribers tackles growing public health issue of antibiotic resistance

Antimicrobial stewardship in primary care. Colourful images of bacteria.

A course developed by the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy teaches health care providers in community settings –  family physicians, nurses, dentists, and pharmacists – how to better manage the use of antibiotics.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Two Science grad students receive Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching

Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student

The recipients of the 2019 Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student were announced today by Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs Jeff Casello. Two Science graduate students were among the four winners.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Waterloo recognizes 2018 Co-op Student of the Year Award recipients

Stephanie Chan

Every year one co-op student from each faculty is recognized by the University of Waterloo for their contribution to their employer, community and the further development of experiential education. The 2018 Faculty of Science Co-op Student of the Year is Stephanie Chan (Biochemistry). Astronomy and Physics student Emily Pass received the 2018 Co-op Honourable Mention.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Natalie Hutchings and Marcel Pinheiro receive the 2019 Excellence in Science Teaching Award

Vision scientist Natalie Hutchings and Biology continuing lecturer Marcel Pinheiro have been awarded the Faculty of Science's 2019 Excellence in Science Teaching Award for their innovative and engaging teaching methods.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Pharmacy student Sean Chih completes military officer training on co-op

Sean standing outside the medical clinic in military attire

Waterloo Pharmacy student Sean Chih always wanted to be a soldier. The second year pharmacy student’s father was a member of Taiwan’s navy, and his grandfather served in the Chinese army. While other kids aspired to be actors or athletes, Sean grew up wanting to follow in his family’s military footsteps.